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Shiveluch volcano
Stratovolcano 3283 m (10,771 ft)
Kamchatka, 56.65°N / 161.36°E
Current status: erupting (4 out of 5)
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1739(?), 1800(?), 1854 (Plinian eruption), 1879-83, 1897-98, 1905, 1928-29, 1930, 1944-50, 1964 (sub-Plinian, large dome collapse and debris flow), 1980-81, 1984, 1985, 1986-88, 1988, 1989 1990-94, 1997, 1998, 1999, 1999-ongoing
Typical eruption style:
Highly explosive. Construction of lava domes and large pyroclastic flows caused by dome collapse. One of Kamchatka's largest and most active volcanoes.
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Shiveluch Volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: VA EMISSIONS CONTINUING OBS VA DTG: 16/1120Z to 12000 ft (3700 m)

Saturday Mar 16, 2019 12:15 PM | BY: VN

Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Tokyo warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 12000 ft (3700 m) altitude or flight level 120 and is moving at 20 kts in E direction.
The full report is as follows:

FVFE01 at 12:00 UTC, 16/03/19 from RJTD
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20190316/1200Z
VAAC: TOKYO
VOLCANO: SHEVELUCH 300270
PSN: N5639 E16122
AREA: RUSSIA
SUMMIT ELEV: 3283M
ADVISORY NR: 2019/233
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: NIL
ERUPTION DETAILS: VA EMISSIONS CONTINUING
OBS VA DTG: 16/1120Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL120 N5643 E16121 - N5642 E16155 - N5633 E16153 -
N5636 E16120 MOV E 20KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 16/1720Z SFC/FL130 N5652 E16516 - N5632 E16512 -
N5604 E16421 - N5640 E16124
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 16/2320Z SFC/FL130 N5652 E16825 - N5623 E16824 -

N5535 E16629 - N5539 E16529 - N5639 E16121 - N5654 E16553
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: NO VA EXP
RMK: EASTERN PART OF VA OBSCURED BY MET CLOUD.
NXT ADVISORY: 20190316/1800Z=

Previous news
Satellite image of Shiveluch volcano on 16 Mar 2019
Saturday, Mar 16, 2019
Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Tokyo warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 12000 ft (3700 m) altitude or flight level 120 and is moving at 20 kts in E direction. ... [more]
Friday, Mar 15, 2019
Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Tokyo warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 12000 ft (3700 m) altitude or flight level 120 and is moving at 20 kts in SE direction. ... [more]
Friday, Mar 15, 2019
Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Tokyo warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 12000 ft (3700 m) altitude or flight level 120 and is moving at 10 kts in SE direction. ... [more]
Satellite image of Shiveluch volcano on 15 Mar 2019
Friday, Mar 15, 2019
Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Tokyo warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 12000 ft (3700 m) altitude or flight level 120 and is moving at 25 kts in SE direction. ... [more]
Thursday, Mar 14, 2019
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Tokyo (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [more]

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